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1950: The Chicago Fair of 1950 - Ice Skating Performance

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Film Identifier: F.2015-06-0004
Run Time
0h 2m 9s
Format
8mm
Color
Color
Sound
Silent
Date Produced
1950
Abstract
A home movie that captures scenes from The Chicago Fair of 1950, which was an attempt by the city of Chicago to establish a permanent fair after the success of the 1948-1949 Railroad Fair. The film begins with footage of the fair entrance and ends with scenes of an ice skating performance that features skating peanuts. The creator and exact origins of this home movie are unknown at this time.
Subject
Fairs
Related Place
Chicago (production location of)